Global Capacity has announced the addition of John Powell as its Executive Vice President of Sales.

Prior to joining Global Capacity, John served as Vice President of Channels and Business Development at Tata Communications. He has over 25 years of experience in information technology and telecommunications, and has successfully built world-class sales teams as a Sales Vice President at Infonet (now BT Global Services), Equant (now Orange Business Services) and Virtela, where he also served as the company’s interim President for two years. At Global Capacity, John will leverage his extensive sales experience to coordinate and be responsible for all aspects of the company’s global sales activities and customer support.

Previously, John also served as Managing Director of ESG Communications, a wholesale packetized voice company, which he co-founded while at Infonet. Earlier in his career, he held management roles in finance and accounting, including a stint as CFO of Infonet USA. John began his career as an accounting manager with a subsidiary of NYNEX. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California, and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

“Global Capacity is honored to have John join our team,” says Patrick Shutt, Chief Executive Officer. “His extensive leadership experience in telecommunications will play a key role inthe ongoing advancement of One Marketplace Access Exchange. He will work closely with the team on all aspects of our global business sales, helping leverage and grow Global Capacity’s competitive position in access network market intelligence.”


“I am excited to become an integral part of the Global Capacity team,” comments John Powell. “Since the acquisition by Pivotal, Global Capacity has experienced steady growth and itis an honor to accept this leadership role in the continued development and growth of One Marketplace Access Exchange.”

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